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Mechanical Engineer

Fort Scott, KS, US, 66701

Mechanical Engineer, Fort Scott, KS

Your Career Begins at Timken!
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.


 To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform

each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the

knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.



 B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering with at least 5 years’ experience in a Plant Engineering environment.

Thorough and demonstrated understanding of production type equipment as well as plant service equipment, specifically boilers, chillers, and compressors.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be



  • Provides the necessary engineering required for the operation of the plant, including existing, new or modified installations.
  • Work with Timken R&D equipment group to develop new equipment and processes.
  • Initiates improvements for all plant operations and facilities through engineering technology, best practices, and Kaizen events.
  • Support the Maintenance department to ensure the plant’s equipment and structures are reliable and available to meet production schedules.
  • Effectively manage projects which includes, establishing detailed and defined scopes, detailed cost estimates, timelines with milestones, deliverables and provide guidance and expertise to keep projects on track and within budget. 
  • Provides engineering review of plant projects.
  • Keep informed on new technology and equipment which may have potential use for new projects and improvement of existing facilities.
  • Provides training and development to production employees to insure proper operation of installations which will promote safe working conditions, increased efficiency and quality products.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance

instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports, operating instructions, capital requests, and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of




 Proficient user of computer equipment.

  • Solidworks     
  • Microsoft Office
  • Project Manager

Working knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, and steam systems.

Familiar with Preventative Maintenance Techniques, Safety, OSHA Requirements, Local, State, and Federal Environmental Regulations.


Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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